IIT Gandhinagar to host second edition of Industry Conclave-“Connections 2019”, to stimulate industry-academia partnerships

Palaj: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) will organise the second edition of Industry Conclave- “Connections 2019” on November 09, 2019. Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan (co-founder Infosys), Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Research Park and the IIT Gandhinagar Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IIEC), will chair the program. The event is intended at creating opportunities to stimulate industry-academia partnerships.

The conclave is designed to enable and encourage enhanced communication between industry leaders, the IITGN faculty and students to establish long term collaboration and partnerships. Several Industry leaders from across the sectors like Auto, Chemical, Construction, IT & Data Science, Materials, Pharma, Engineering, among others, are going to attend the event.

IITGN has a well-established Research Park which fosters fruitful dialogue between industry and academia for research and innovation. Several premiere corporate clients, such as GUVNL, BBC, NASSCOM, eInfochips and WIN Foundation have already set up their R&D units in the Research Park. The conclave will advance this dialogue to share opportunities for industry academia working together.

The conclave will also have a parallel session for entrepreneurs and startups which will have pitching sessions, product demonstrations and networking among different stakeholders.